May 21, 2019 Council Meeting

  • 04/16/2019
  • 5:15 PM
  • 05/21/2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • The Georgian Club

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Date:  Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Location:  The Georgian Club 

Time:  Networking from 5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m.

            Program speaker from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  

Cost:  FREE for members / $50.00 for non-members 

Speaker:  John "Jeff" Scroggin, Scroggin & Company, P.C.

Topic: “What Dead Celebrities Can Teach Us About Estate Planning”


Jeff Scroggin has been married for 40 years to Lynn Geiger Scroggin and has three children and four grandchildren. His oldest son is a professional blacksmith, his daughter has worked as a charitable event planner & fundraiser (and is now a stay-at-home mother) and his youngest son is an Iraq war veteran. Jeff has practiced as a tax, estate planning and transactional attorney  in Atlanta for the last 40 years.

Jeff served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Florida Levin College of Law from 2011 to 2018. Jeff was Founding Editor of the NAEPC Journal of Estate and Tax Planning from 2006-2010 and is the author of over 260 published articles on tax, business and estate planning. In 2017, Jeff was inducted into the NAEPC Estate Planning Hall of Fame as its 105th inductee. US News and World Report named him one of the 2018 and 2019 Best Lawyers in America and he has been named a Georgia SuperLawyer for each of the last eleven years.

Jeff has been quoted over 100 times in the national media, including 9 times in the Wall Street Journal, 3 times in the New York Times, 3 times in USA Today, and 5 times in Forbes Magazine. Jeff practices out of an 1889 house in the heart of the historic district of Roswell, Georgia – one of the few areas around Atlanta that was not destroyed during the 1864 Battle for Atlanta. The house contains one of the largest collections of IRS and tax memorabilia in the US. The collection of over 100,000 items was featured in a front-page article in Wall Street Journal on April 15, 2015.


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